Everybody knows that a film's grosses are boosted by a best-picture Academy Award nomination or win. But does the process work in reverse? What impact does a film's financial success have on its…
Few things are more difficult than keeping pace with the march of technology. Throw in glamour, prestige and huge amounts of money, and it's even worse.
The March 23 Oscar ceremony will be a milestone -- and possibly the end of an era. On that evening, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will be celebrating the 75th annual rites, the…
The Oscar move forward for next year has had a ripple effect on the rest of the kudo calendar. Here is an update on some of the date changes thus far:
If the worst that can be said about Oscar's first year at Hollywood & Highland is that a lighting fuse blew at the Governors Ball, it pretty much means the most complicated venue shift in Academy of…
2002 will be seen as much for what viewers read into movies as what the movies tell us about ourselves. With features often taking a year or more from script to release, it's a matter of conjecture…
May 10, ’01 – “Moulin Rouge” opens the Cannes Film Festival May 18, ’01 – Pic opens exclusive engagements in N.Y. and L.A. June 1, ’01 – Stateside wide release Aug. 6, ’01 – Hollywood Film Festival…
Do you want to test your Oscar sense? Variety's Academy Tracker, which kicked off its second year Dec. 11, allows each registered Variety.com subscriber to select picks for Academy Award nominees and…
Hollywood's majors have decided it's time to put the CleanFlicks genie back in the bottle. The studios have filed copyright and trademark infringement claims against CleanFlicks and 14 other…
Helmer John Irvin will team with producers Rupert Maconick and Michael Frost Beckner on the WWII drama "Winter Fire."
"The Pianist," Roman Polanski's film of a Jewish musician who survives the Warsaw Ghetto, was the surprise winner at this year's balloting of the Boston Society of Film Critics.